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tetanic

adjective te·tan·ic \te-ˈta-nik\

Definition of TETANIC

:  of, relating to, being, or tending to produce tetany or tetanus
te·tan·i·cal·ly \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of TETANIC

circa 1727

tetanic

adjective te·tan·ic \te-ˈtan-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TETANIC

:  of, relating to, being, or tending to produce tetany or tetanus <a tetanic condition> <tetanic contractions>
te·tan·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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